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Customer Success Manager at Segment

in Sydney, NSW

Job description

At Segment, we believe companies should be able to send their data wherever they want, whenever they want, with no fuss. We make this easy with a single platform that collects, stores, filters, transforms, and sends data to hundreds of business tools with the flip of a switch. More recently, we also developed the ability to let customers enrich their data in real time using computations they specify. Our goal is to make it easy to understand, extract value, and protect the integrity of data. We are creating a world where engineers spend their time working on their core product, letting us take care of the complexities of processing their customer data reliably at scale. We’re in the running to take over the entire customer data ecosystem, and we need the best people to take the market. 


The Customer Success team at Segment is the central touchpoint for our business tier customers, orchestrating the post-sales customer lifecycle in partnership with Solutions Architects, sales and support.  The team manages the customer relationship, coordinates internally within Segment, drives product adoption and guides the customer to take full advantage of our ecosystem.  Fundamentally, Customer Success Managers ensure customers derive value from our platform, and ultimately renew and grow their relationship with us.


We are looking for CSMs who are passionate about customers and the ways in which they use data to drive results.  As a CSM, you will have the opportunity to help some of the world’s most influential companies solve their toughest data problems. You will also be part of the founding team in this office. So if you get excited about things like defining culture and process, you may be the Customer Success Manager we’re looking for!  


What you’ll do: 

  • Own the ultimate success of our Enterprise customers, ensuring they realise the full value of the Segment platform. 
  • Develop and deliver a roadmap to success.  Drive product adoption and ongoing usage of Segment, while promoting customer satisfaction and advocacy.
  • Manage the customer relationship, acting as trusted advisor to executive and senior leadership in Engineering, Product, Business Analytics and Marketing. 
  • Manage relationships with program owners (IT, engineers and developers) to drive product usage and engagement.
  • Understand your customer’s needs, thoughtfully helping business leaders to  identify opportunities to expand our footprint and depth of engagement.
  • Partner internally with Sales Architects and Success Engineers to optimise customer implementations and resolve technical challenges. 
  • Partner with the Sales team to advance account renewals and expansion.
  • Proactively identify accounts risks and develop mitigation plans (coordinating activities internally within Segment and external with customers) to resolve.
  • Analyse your portfolio, identify risks and opportunities and prioritise for impact.
  • Communicate performance opportunities and technical overviews to coordinate solutions internally across engineering, marketing, product and support teams.
  • Become an expert on the Segment platform and integrations, while keeping up with industry trends in data and analytics. 

You’re a great fit if you…

  • You prioritise customer experience with a focus on customer satisfaction and retention.
  • You strive to understand clients’ business goals, anticipate future needs and identify solutions. 
  • You believe profitable customer relationships are founded on respect, and that growth and expansion comes from nurturing relationships.
  • You get excited about the ways data can be used to accelerate business goals. 
  • You love to learn about complex technical products, and to understand the intricacies of how systems work.
  • You maintain calm in the face of technical and/or customer challenges. You coral the right people to resolve, and infect others with your can-do spirit.
  • You are a team player with a high level of integrity and a desire to assist your tribe - you can be flexible as this office scales.
  • You have proven capacity to develop relationships and optimise enterprise customer accounts, you understand what it means to evangelise your product. 
  • You have strong business acumen and admiration for analytics, API’s and SQL
  • You have aptitude for digesting and effectively communicating technical concepts across audiences of varying technical ability.
  • You’re resourceful - might not have all the answers, but you know how to find them.


  • 7+ years of consultant, account management, customer success or sales experience at an enterprise level
  • Experience unblocking relationships and turning detractors into advocates
  • Experience managing large Enterprise customers across geographies
  • Proven track record of driving results for your customers and your company
  • Effective communicator in stressful situations
  • Ability to navigate complex organisations to accelerate product adoption, influence collaboration and evangelise opportunities for growth.
  • Self-motivated, empathetic to customer needs and improving customer relationships

Bonus points:

  • Experience with customer data platforms, marketing and data technologies
  • Experience with the suite of tools in Segment’s ecosystem is a plus
  • Passionate about supporting and transforming customers’ experience
  • Technical and programming language experience a plus, but not required

Segment is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that everyone should receive equal consideration and treatment. Recruitment, hiring, placements, transfers, and promotions will happen based on qualifications for the positions being filled regardless of sex, gender identity, race, religious creed, colour, national origin ancestry, age, physical disability, pregnancy, mental disability, or medical condition. 

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